Art & Pottery Workshops and Training
Art Classes in Manchester
We run programmes of creative workshops open to anyone over the age of 16 (apart from Saturday Art Clubs and Family Ceramics which are open to younger people). Spark your creativity with one of our art or pottery sessions and learn a new skill, connect with others or continue your professional development!
If you would like to receive an email when our new art and pottery classes in Manchester go live, you can sign up for the Public Creative Workshops mailing list here, and receive up-to-date, regular information about our exhibitions and events by subscribing to our Gallery Events mailing list. Or check here to see if we have any workshops now booking, alternatively, see below.
Please see cancellation policy and additional workshop-related information at the bottom of this page.
December 2021 – March 2022
Details & Bookings
|Arc On Demand – New #ArtAtHome courses now available: bookmaking, creative writing, art journaling and photography.||£10+||Guided art workshops, done at your own pace! See all products here.|
Pottery Courses: Handbuilding Ceramics (6 weeks), from January 5th
|Pottery Wheel Course, starts January 21st||£130||Details and bookings here.|
|Saturday Ceramics: Painting On Clay||£70||Join ceramicist Alison Waters for a full day workshop exploring drawing onto clay. The session will start with an introduction to plate making, using a mould to form a clay platter. After lunch the clay will be exchanged for paper and ink and you will be guided through a variety of fun, explorative drawing exercises. Details and bookings here.|
|Saturday Caremics: Make a Hare||£40||Resident potter Sharon Giles guide you through handbuilding your own hare out of earthenware clay, using ceramic stains to add detail. Details and bookings here.|
|Artists Networking: Finance for Freelance||FREE donations welcome||Arc’s Finance Manager talks you through some tools and tips to help you with your professional finances. Details and bookings here.|
|Video Making Skills For Creative People & Places Course||£65||A creative CPD course exploring the practical side of video making for artists, groups & venues. Details and bookings here.|
|Jesmonite Pots & Coasters||£30||Jesmonite is sort of an eco friendly version of plaster and concrete, which sets quickly, meaning the pieces will be ready to take home straight away. Caroline will demonstrate a range of effects, including terrazzo and marbling. You will then make a small pot and coaster. Details and bookings here.|